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Since 1997, the City of Rockingham Sports Star Awards has marked an annual celebration of outstanding achievements within the Rockingham sporting community. The City takes great pride in recognising and rewarding the achievements of local sporting individuals and teams.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the awards have recognised international, national, state, regional and local competition level champions from Rockingham. The value of sport and recreation in the Rockingham community cannot be over emphasised.

2016 Sports Star Awards Winners

Club of the Year

Secret Harbour Dockers Cricket Club

Team of the Year

Rockingham Stingrays National Swim Team 2016

Senior Sports Star

Holly Barratt (Swimming)

Junior Sports Star

Liam Van Der Heyden (Rugby Union)

Volunteer of the Year

Sally Blechynden (Softball)

Sportsperson with a Disability

Gabriel Coombes (Karate)

John Brown Memorial Award

Sophie White (Athletics)

Outstanding Volunteer Service Award

Sally Blechynden (Softball)



Sponsors of the 2016 Sports Star Awards are:
• The Sound Telegraph – long-term sponsor which has supported the event since its inception in 1996.
• Rockingham Shopping Centre – sponsoring the event for the eleventh consecutive year
• The Athletes Foot Rockingham – long-time supporter of the awards
• Baldivis Health and Fitness – fourth time sponsoring the awards
• Rockingham F45 Training – second time sponsoring the awards
• Aqua Jetty – second time sponsoring the awards
• Retravision – first time sponsoring the awards.

For more information contact the City's Sport and Recreation team on 9528 0333 or email

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